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jr. office tells us why he has been out of action. live with what we know. >> in the absence of credible information concern about the well-being of the longest serving a 47 year-old congressman has been growing brief statement from doctors may do little to ease the concern. congressmen preceding intensive medical treatment at a residential treatment facility for a mood disorder responding positively to treatment. that is everything. few words followed frenetic day some rev. jesse jackson of avoiding the press but first time a 41 year history of the conference of rainbow push coalition. his wife alderman sandi jackson who suggested earlier in the day statement from her husband's doctor is likely coming soon after chorus of calls from his fellow democrats to tell constituents some think. compassion that governor pat quinn. wirth pointed out never reported anything about the alcohol or substance abuse not long after the spokesperson of congressman jesse jackson jr. delivered how he is doing. >> mood disorder what they are telling us what exactly does that mean? talking with
fallen the building collapsing on the city's far south side. good afternoon everyone think for joining us today. >> skycam 9 was over the scene earlier. this happened and the west pullma neighborn code. fire officials rescued a man after they responded to a building collapse before 10:00 a.m. this morning. early reports indicate the roof did cave in there is no report of any other people inside of the building at the time of the collapse. upon arrival we got one person out of the building. we sent a ladder to the victim and then we had him brought to the hospital. >> three teenagers have been charged as adults and the brutal beating death of the 62 year-old man and the whole beating was videotaped and then posted to facebook. >> we are outside of the cook county criminal courts building where the three suspects are now appearing before judge. >> all three teenagers are in court today. the 16 year-old has been charged with first-degree murder and has been held without bail the 17 year-old and 18 year-old are both charged with first-degree murder and robbery. the attack on the 62 year-old
news began to settle land that native son in the u.s. petty navy officer john laird died saving another life shielding his girlfriend from a hail of gunfire inside that now infamous cedar in all rourke colorado his last act on earth. theater in all aurora colorado, his last act on earth. this is the same guy with the same mindset would have jumped on you or me or another body from afghanistan to protect them the boy was a hero there's absolutely no doubt in my mind about that. it's tough. i was in the service and we understand what went on in this young man's mind you never know how you were going to act. and the man act like a hero there is absolutely no doubt. a lot of incredible people turned out here today funeral services will be held privately throughout this ideal his family has been asking for their privacy saying they will talk about this when they are ready to no sign they will be ready to do that anytime soon. one chicago alderman is significantly softening his once a hard line stance against chick-fil-a. every year we pick a new city to explore. but thanks to hotwire, th
some help and somebody else can come in to assist us in this problem. it's a lot calmer than meetings past, it's been very well-received they want to be moving as quickly as next week to get scrubbers in place cleaning out the villages wells while the village looks to lake michigan for a longer term, maybe permanent solution. >> undersea advisory until 10:00 tonight hitting 100 degrees for the fifth time this year it's a double emmy for people without power. whammy for people without power. >> it's been a difficult few days to say the least for people living without electricity the storm struck yesterday leaving 3000 customers to fend for themselves in blistering heat, only 3200 customers remain without power at this hour overall, 600 of them reside in chicago, we're told about 99 percent of people are back on line of for the unlucky one percent and they wait and they sweat, that was the case in this south shore neighborhood, until the lights finally came back on just a few moments ago behind me. all open hydrants, the chicago fire departments will tell you it's no but try telling th
us around the country on wgn america and on the web. wgn's amy rutledge is live in joliet with details on today's hearing: drew peterson walked into the courtroom looking the same ... he had the same confidence he glanced at us with a sly smile ... he is on trial for the murder of his wife kathleen savio ... this is an evidentiary hearing both sides are gearing what are to be permissible in court as evidence ... there's an animated video that the state wants to produce to argue its case against him along with certain witness statements ... defense attorneys cannot give us many details but what everyone is concerned about is jury selection people were assembled to two years ago when this initially began with all the attention the case has garnered sense including a made for television movie the judge concedes that sitting a jury will not be easy ... >>you don't know the effects of that movie ... things like that can make picking a jury difficult ... they may have lost a third of the original jury pool ... questionnaires had been sent to the original pool defense prosecuto
medical center with severe internal injuries. a pro-gun group will use money it received from chicago's firearm buyback program... to help fund a gun-oriented youth summer camp. the group, "guns save life" is based in downstate illinois. they run an n.r.a. kid's camp in bloomington. last month, they turned in more than 60 guns to the buy-back program, and collected more than $6,000 in gift cards. organizers say they'll use the money to pay for ammunition and rifles for group's gun safety and marksmanship program. a chicago police spokeswoman says the group "is abusing a program intended to increase the safety of our communities." a community alert has been issued for the bridgeport neighborhood; after several robberies in the area. the incidents took place between june 26th and 30th. on wentworth avenue between 22nd and 27th streets. anyone with information is asked to call police. ... mayor emanuel is about to spend $300,000 to fight aids invoice from a chicago private parking co. who claims it is owed millions by the city ... he plans to develop software that will get an accurate c
... i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the internet amy rutledge has the top story today it's more like a ghost town at the beach ... the heat wave is more than uncomfortable ... even the cooling waters of lake michigan is not pulling chicagoans outdoors ... it's more like a desert than an oasis ... >>this is my puppy trying to beat the heat he takes breaks and passes out on the ground we have water with us ... we were at columbus and roosevelt grit heat buckled a cement road yesterday ... >>we're looking what we can do in the short term vs. long-term its concrete we would like to pour that concrete but it's probably too hot outside ... officials warned this could continue at other locations it's not the only heat related transportation problem ... metra is warning riders of systemwide delays because of reduced speeds for those he stressed tracks ... the medical examiner reports there have been for heat related deaths since saturday ... we're warned today is where the big danger lies ... he can have a cumulati
on the use of water from the wells. water could be used for drinking they think cooking or other normal use. the mayor broke the good news packed public meeting tonight simply cannot believe this. >> they tell me i cannot make ice but the water cannot make anything hot with the water what to do? >> business owners a mandatory meeting told to use the water or nothing and not even washing dishes. doing everything we possibly can >> sums up the way residents here feel. told reporters getting closer source of the contamination yet to offer any specifics live >> he swore an oath to uphold the law now chicago officer could go to jail for breaking this edward howard jr convicted aggravated battery prosecutor said he repeatedly slapped a handcuffed suspect knocking him down causing several cuts and bruises one of three people park arrested in lot fast-food restaurant 79th and vincennes october 2010 edward howard jr facing up to five years behind bars sentenced next month. ultimate political punishment has not happened in a century several lawmakers recommend expelling the indicted rep. derrick
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'm dina bair we welcome our audience joining us around america on wgn america and on the web ... nancy loo has the top story michael haynes was set to leave for new york on tuesday but instead of preparing for his departure his family is preparing for his funeral many here are in mourning wondering what could have been ... >>i was just hoping that if i did fall asleep and i would wake up and it would be a dream ... and it's not and it hurts ... >>today the family of michael haynes is in disbelief still stunned that their six-foot 7 in. gentle giant will not play basketball again or ever be around ... the high-school basketball star was set to leave tuesday for iona college in new york fulfilling his dream to play division 1 basketball he was shot and killed yesterday at around 5:00 trying to break up a fight near 116th ... a friend nearby ran to find him and his favorite hat lying on the sidewalk ... >>i saw that he was hit i said he was gone ... >>his friends drove him to hospital where he was pronounced dead ... his former prom date was expecting him for dinner ... >>i couldn't
wander and if you have a backyard pool make sure you empty the pool after it is used or have it fenced so people can not drown if they wander into your yard ... >>know the limitations of your abilities >>if co-op in a rip current flap float follow do not fight the current ... cook county president toni preckwinkle has appointed a new county medical examiner. doctor stephen cina is currently the associate medical director of the university of miamis tissue bank. commissioners.. he will replace dr. nancy jones. jones announced her retirement last month after a backup of bodies at the county morgue came to light. a massive infrastructure project that's expected to create 20,000 jobs is coming to the chicago area. governor quinn will sign into law this afternoon the next phase of the "illinois jobs now" capital plan. the cost of the work is estimated at 1.6 billion dollars. among the projects: the resurfacing of nearly 100 main streets in chicago and the overhaul of the wells street bridge over the chicago river. as well as installing vaulted sidewalks and accessible ramps on portions of
sanders. and i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. firefighters are at the scene of a house explosion in will county at this hour. the explosion happened at 25831 redstone in manhattan... a village about 50 miles southwest of chicago. we have no information yet about the cause ... or if anyone was injured. we will continue to cover this story, and bring you more details as we learn them. a cook county corrections officer is killed in a hit-and- run crash... now police are searching for the driver. wgn's nancy loo is live near cook county jail... here outside the jail you can see a small memorial ... many are demanding the driver that was responsible to the right thing after causing the death of a devoted officer loving mother and heroic bakes sister >>i wish whoever did this would turn themselves and ... she didn't deserve this ... >>she lived her dream and became an officer and she died being her she wanted to be it's just tragic how she'd had to die ... they're desperate for the capture of the hit-and-run drive
steve sanders. and i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on w-g-n america and on the web. wgn's jae miller is live outside united baptist church... to tell us how officer nikkii bostic- jones is being remembered: many told us about the need for a stop sign near where she was killed ... >>something ought to be done we have had officers hit in front at 26 and california we had nearly four officers struck there something needs to be done i hope the right people are listening and let's make an effort and it should be dedicated in her honor ... following today's funeral there will be a procession to 29 california where she worked and was ultimately killed from their share will be laid to rest in alsip at the cemetery there ... chicago police are looking for the driver of a car who hit a woman on the west side ... leaving her in critical condition. the woman was hit at lake and pulaski just after nine o'clock last night. the car was last seen heading east on lake street. police have not released a description of the vehicle. the woman is being tre
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enoughcern us... except heat and humidity over the enxt few dnext few days >> today's bad weather made for some harrowing experiences for kayakers on the chicago river. police and firefighters rescued 62 people including some children after their kayaks capsized when high winds hit river. police say conditions on the water were vicious and children were screaming for help. no one had to be taken to hospital >> the thankfully everybody in the kayaks were wearing life jackets. >> two kayak tour companies were issued citations for violating restrictions on operating watercraft in hazardous conditions >> in the south and the east and elsewhere in the midwest there was more blistering heat today and hundreds of thousands of people remained without power due to storm related damage. at least 13 deaths are blamed on the storms that forced the virginia west virginia and maryland ohio and washington d.c. to declare emergencies. more than two dozen cities in 10 states set or tied all-time record high temperatures on friday and saturday. and that heat wave continued today for millions of peop
teams used helicopters hoping to find his body this afternoon underwater effort was called off surface operation will continue tomorrow. south side church broken into as many as 10 times hit again. area south police headquarters with more police investigating another robbery. just last week everything taken not bolted down. about 10 of the churches air conditioning units stolen. sound system this time as well as computers even the food being set aside to prepare meals for the port. or. the ministry says the pastor dealing with medical issues barely able to deal with the latest break- in talking to wgn placing her faith now someone stepping forward to help. police catch up with the culprits. , a man serving a life sentence tonight 1995 murder fedell caffey convicted of killing and deborah evans killing her other two children lawyer fedell caffey said it right to put on a defense happen but prosecutors failed to disclose one of the members was allegedly buying drugs from a key witness in the case. state attorney declined to comment. calling this strike to taxicab drivers refusing to tak
hydrant. as wgn's tonya francisco tells us.. the little girl is recovering from wounds today at stroger hospital. latest report from the hospital is that the girl is in stable condition ... doctors have told her family that she will be okay and recover ... the 10 year-old was just trying to beat the heat last night by playing in an open fire hydrant when shots rang out before 1130 ... a neighbor said he had just gone inside when it happened ... >>there were shooting fireworks and a fire hydrant was on ... and the next thing i knew i heard a little child was shot ... >>she was hit in the stomach and the left wrist ... the mother's boyfriend who was outside watching her was hit in the right hand ... a friend brought them to west suburban medical center in oak park because of the severity of the injuries to the child she was transferred to stroger hospital she is expected to be ok ... she was one of 15 people shot since 5:00 last night ... back at the scene the hydrant is off the water has dried and the only sign something happened is all the crime scene tape hanging out of the garbage c
. >> stacy who? >> joining us now is our legal analyst, terry sullivan.... this idea of calling stacy peterson as a witness in these attorneys for the defense being so flippant ... will this work? >>the defense wants the idea put out there that there is no evidence by the prosecution ... i would not try a case this way and i would not be joking around about it before the advent of the trial ... >>this was initially classified an accidental drowning and no one is doing anything to protest the finding is this a huge element? >>yes it is ... they're hoping to get certain statements in their prosecution ... they hope it will be incriminating ... they believe they can get this in front of the jury ... a problem the prosecution has ... these are strong statements from drew peterson with these threats circumstantially ... and there @vis a pitfall it may get to a point where the witness comes up in the judge denies them the opportunity to use the hearsay statement the jury will say that the prosecution did not complete the submission of evidence ... and also important is the circumstances
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are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. wgn's tonya francisco is live with what every homeowner needs to know. tonya: this is the worst drought that we have seen since 1962 we've seen the impact it's having on the grass and the trees but one place that's not always apparent as the foundation of your home the lack of moisture in the soil can cause her foundation to settle shift or crack when that happens you must call and the professionals ... it's not the sound and homeowner wants to hear the sound of a jackhammer in your basement it but it can happen and not all cases are as severe when that happens you need to figure out that the longer the problem goes unaddressed the bigger the problem will get ... >>by the house moving it can crack by the soil pulling away from home there are gaps for water to travel down along the foundation and into the home ... >>how long will it take to fix something like this >>it depends on the nature of the problem is simple crack can be repaired for a few hundred dollars interior or exterior but in this case this customer had a mor
northwest suburban crystal lake a heroes escort for the 27 year-old john lorimer a u.s. naval petty officer one of 12 that died last week when gunmen stormed a call ryder movie theater his hometown paid their respects with flags tears and silence as the sailors first passed by. >>hearse passed by. earlier a military support organization gathered to give him a proper service member escort, none of them knew him personally but they felt they had to be there drawn together by the tragedy that didn't just rattle a small illinois suburb, it shook the nation. when they go overseas we realized and we accept some grave consequences that can happen we don't expect a casualty officer to knock on our door at midnight and tell us that our child has been killed in a movie fear. the theater. sedermovie theater. a sailor suitsalute as they paid tribute to a life lost in a senseless shooting. this death was no longer a headline, it was personal john lorimer was one of their own. >> this young man today is america's son and we are all his family and we should all grief with him and be at one with his fam
'm steve sanders. and i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. wgn's julian crews is live on the south side with details. we are seeing a new wrinkle in police tactics in a pair of chicago districts and this is a measure of how desperate the police superintendent and the mayor are to reduce the violence with out of the box thinking and a historic new campcollaboration between police and cease-fire a mediator for gangs ... >>this is a collaboration. >>bob jackson said it works ... an 18 year-old double shooting suspect turned himself in ... but his family says it's a case of mistaken identity. the young man they say has an alibi whatever the outcome of the cease-fire roseland group says its a good outcome ... >>in a historic pilot program chicago police and the cease- fire groups will be collaborating in the city's third and 10th districts that will work together to mediate between rival gangs to prevent retaliations ... it's a controversial idea police resisted this in the past been reluctant to get into the game of ne
to get used to this just relax slow down and walk calls for a well-being checks are down same time last year hard to believe the numbers for heat illnesses and heat related death is holding we are told prepared nest by the city but also by the public. >> changes to the weather as we speak tom skilling live in the weather center with more >> this front to barreling down the lake three hours ago western milwaukee. running out of steam as far south as waukegan continues to press to the south thunderstorms development scattered fashion tonight better chance whether the show 99 degrees missed the record midway hit 100 degrees. weather bug high temperatures george armstrong elementary school. cooler air on the way cities broke records today included in detroit to flint michigan indianapolis madison wisconsin all over 100 degrees. 24-hour temperature changes. look at the keep bouncing back over the weekend. >> fighting crime personal vehicles of that lost parking lot wgn authorities do not have surveillance video to help in the search for those responsible >> started early monday morning p
lucky. >> the police tcheef tells us it could take up to a week to restore power. meantime folks here hoping their power comes on much sooner. it's too hot to be without their air conditioning, they tul tell us. they say the village -- village will open up cooling centers if need be. >> thank you. coming up at 9:00, the latest on the wildfires in colorado and one woman's emotional escape from the flames. >> plus, republicans blast the supreme court ruling on the president's health care plan in their weekly address. >> and father pfleger has been given a new role within the community. >> hot and a chance for strong thunderstorms tomorrow. i'll have details and the forecast still ahead. and there's lots of cool stuff happening with progressive mobile. great! tyler here will show you everything. check out our new mobile app. now you can use your phone to scan your car's vin or take a picture of your license. it's an easy way to start a quote. watch this -- flo, can i see your license? no. well, all right. thanks. okay, here we go. whoa! no one said "che
acid and batman paraphernalia >> every ounce of evidence will help us hold this person accountable >> back near the movie theater a carpenter from illinois erected crosses for those killed. he did the same thing after columbine and other national tragedies >> this makes me angry because i am back here again >> the suspect is due in court tomorrow. still nothing on a possible motive >> and off-duty illinois state trooper is hospitalized and facing charges after a murder and attempted suicide early today in suburban westchester. the 31 year-old of chicago is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a 29 year- old. he was taken to the medical center in critical condition. he has been relieved from his police powers. they were attending an eighth grade graduation party at the westchester home. police say he then turned the gun on himself >> police are looking for the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a man in suburban franklin park early today. the victim was a 41 year-old hit by a pickup truck near minneapolis avenue. he was pronounced dead a
last scorcher today. >> this has been something else 65 years putting this together will break us down a hot air dome will shrink as the jet stream buckles brings the flow from canada brings us much needed relief not today look at these hosts of states with record high temperatures some dating back to the 1930's. third consecutive record high temperature this weekend stay hot into the morning hours tomorrow looking at the temperatures how much the heat has concentrated over the cities. record high temperatures today indianapolis 105 degrees. other weather but temperatures phoenix and the south and south holland area 106 degrees. other high temperatures forest park well into the hundreds. looks like the fund front will come through tomorrow '80s along the shoreline 100 degrees in the southwestern suburbs. the front comes through the city about noon or 1:00. dropping to the '70s along the lakefront mid-80s and the southwest suburbs. that sunday temperatures 80 degrees and '70s on the shoreline incredibly hot back to look at whether or not the transition to cooler weather brings any much-
steve sanders. and i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. wgn's julian crews is live at the rainbow push convention with our top story. julian? many say the congressman has an obligation given that he is up for reelection and has to serve his constituents currently in has been two weeks since he released a statement saying he was undergoing inpatient treatment for an unspecified condition then came the news that the ailment was more serious than believed it necessitating a medical leave from congress and then there were unconfirmed reports on what is ailing the congressman his handling of the matter stands in contrast to another member of the washington delegation from illinois senator mark kirk was offering full disclosure moments after he suffered his stroke back in january this is so raising questions about the way the congressman is handling his situation ... >>coming to the congressman's defense is former senator rowland perot'sland burris >>he certainly knows something about getting caught in a swirling media
bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. this is the first time the public has seen james holmes since his arrest. his hair dyed bright orange... the 24-year old was somber during the brief court appearance in colorado. sitting beside him was his court-appointed defense attorney. holmes will be held without bond until his next court appearance on july 30th. at that time... he's expected to be formally charged in the deadly shooting spree. the county district attorney says the victims' families will be consulted before a decision is made on seeking the death penalty for holmes. >>there is so much that the victims have to take into account there will be impacted by the decision in a big way for many years if the death penalty is sought is a very long process that impact their lives for >> the district attorney says despite the overwhelming evidence collected against holmes so far... they will work diligently to get justice for the victims. a sailor from crystal lake was killed... and a teacher from lake bluff was injured in
us to do? and i think that he would want us to celebrate his life. to not be really, really sad because that's not the kind of perp john was. john was a happy person. and so i'm going to be personally celebrating his life and everything that he did both for other people, for the south community he's just a very special young man. >> funeral arrangements are pending. according to the family statement his brother is currently in denver working with the navy to bring his remains back home to illinois. >> and the man who experienced first-hand the horrific theater shooting in colorado was steve that you're seeing. who was watching the movie when smoke and gunfire filled the theater. a 27-year-old special ed teacher was shaproning a group of 11 youngsters in town for conference. they were next door to theater nine where the gunman opened fire. one of the teen aged boys with him was also injured and he took him to safety. we spoke to him and here's what he had to say. >> you can't let something like this scare you. you can't let a person that an
who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. cnn's elizabeth corridan has more on our top story. it's another blow to penn state as the report went public ... >>these said and sobering findings prove total disregard for the welfare of these victims by the most senior leaders of penn state university the most powerful men there failed to take any steps for 14 years to protect the children sandusky victimized ... >>the former vice president and university president singled out along with the athletic director and joe paterno himself ... they've covered up the sandusky activities from leadership of the university and displayed asapa blatant disregard for the welfare of those victims ... the penn state community is looking forward to moving beyond the scandal >>we don't want to let this define us or the actions of those individuals to finance >>dozens of charges against jerry sandusky for abusing young boys over 15 year-old. of time has him in jail ... the paterno family has released a statement through a spokesman .... saying it appreciates "the effort th
. wgn news @ 9 most of us preparing to celebrate fourth of july thousands: with no electricity temperatures continue to rise. top story around the country tonight live with more of those without power are dealing with the heat >> clean up from the weekend storm continues now under excessive heat watch com ed says still 22,000 customers without power those who did not have a generator busy all day throwing out food with refrigerators now preparing for another hot long and uncomfortable night. day three with no power for family thousands still sweating it out after sunday's storm widespread damage at the suburbs. working around the clock tower completely restored, doing everything possible to get customers back in service the heat does not help these situations. the heatwave left more than 700 people dead in chicago. book wrote about the disaster >> response was catastrophic the city had emergency plan that developed and they have for got to nobody activated went on used many lessons from 1995 heat wave want it take heat wave seriously >> the city has done a better job of com
are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. wgn's nancy loo joins us live from the newsroom with the latest on our top story: the theater was packed with moviegoers of all ages, including babies, when the gunman opened fire after getting into the complex through an exit door. police took 24 year-old james holmes into custody soon after the midnight massacre but the motive is still not known. holmes was a graduate student at the university of colorado but reportedly dropped out last month. the new batman movie was well underway at the century 16 complex in the denver suburb of aurora when the deadly chaos broke out towards the front of theater 8. cell phone video captured some of the frantic moments after the massacre. witnesses say the gunman was wearing a gas mask and detonated two canisters of some type of gas before opening fire on the unsuspecting audience. police say holmes was armed with a rifle and pistol when they arrested him without incident behind the theater. his apparent vehicle was searched. holmes told police that he had explosives at this apartm
sweltering temperatures all kinds of problems. the habit the heat is causing us. >> those most vulnerable in our communities. after the power went out ross should be open tomorrow precaution bottles of water exited into the key to the 32,500 animals not affected back up generators right away. >> air conditioners are working safety devices are working called it a day. >> extreme heat causing problems on the road and the rails. early this morning crews working on the toll rose about and columbus st. buckled because of the heat could be fixed tomorrow street already close to taste of chicago. 10-15 minute delays on the trend systemwide for the next few days because of the heat. trains have to slow down to compensate for heat related stress. the rainfall cool things off briefly temperatures rose again quickly. >> state clearest terms possible extreme heat and humidity more than just in canadians. dangerous and could be deadly >> delivering meals to seniors double duty checking on the elderly. home-based services to check on seniors and inquire about their well-being. task force 70 public
are inspected twice a day during extreme weather conditions >> i guess union pacific wants us to believe that it is 100 degrees out we should avoid all railroad crossings because trains comply off a. does it make any sense to me >> for now union pacific is ordered not to remove any more evidence from the scene as multiple inspections take place possibly leading to a wrongful death lawsuit. and while trains are again moving over parts of the track this weekend it will likely be months before a new bridge is constructed so that traffic will once again be allowed on this busy section haunted by a tragic accident >> this is not supposed happened especially. two times in three years. we want to know why such a disaster could take place in our community >> they had two sons and four grandchildren. funeral services are scheduled for the couple tomorrow >> a chicago man who spent more than 30 years in prison for the rape and murder of a three year- old girl in 1980 has been freed. the 50 year-old it was convicted of killing a little girl. dna tests proved that he was innocent and prosecutors
the grieving for the 12 year-old is just beginning >> this should have never happened >> her family tells us she went to the beach friday afternoon with a friend intern and and was caught in the current. it took several minutes for her to be rescued. her family is now looking to the city's lifeguard for answers >> you are trained to be a lifeguard >> there is no way they should have allowed those children to go that far out when they knew the high tides were up like that. they should have told the children to move out of the water >> just hours before the 12 year-old was pulled under a man in his sixties was also overcome by the water at the same beach... he died. the national weather service had issued eight rip current warning for lake michigan in. it is a warning to her family was not aware of at the time. her mother is simply trying to deal with what has happened to her only daughter >> my daughter did not deserve this. there is nothing i can say a. i am tired of talking ian asking questions >> the park district did not comment on this case >> police are investigating the murder of
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